Litocranius walleri
gerenuk ger"e*nuk (g[e^]r"[-e]*n[oo^]k), n. A slender East African antelope ({Litocranius walleri}) with a long slim neck and backward-curving horns; called also {Waller's gazelle}, and in German {Giraffengazelle}. It feeds on the foliage of bushes and trees, and often stands erect on its hind legs, leaning against the bush, to browse on the higher branches; in this habit it is distinctive and easy to recognize.

Syn: {Litocranius walleri}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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